Download Heidegger's Being and Time: Critical Essays (Critical Essays by Richard Polt,Jean Grondin,Karin de Boer,Graeme PDF

By Richard Polt,Jean Grondin,Karin de Boer,Graeme Nicholson,Charles Guignon,William McNeill,Günter Figal,Steven Crowell,Hubert L. Dreyfus,Daniel O. Dahlstrom,Jeffrey Andrew Bara,Theodore Kisiel,Dieter Thomä

Heidegger's Being and Time: severe Essays offers various contemporary reports of Heidegger's most crucial paintings. Twelve fashionable students, representing varied nationalities, generations, and interpretive ways take care of basic methodological and ontological questions, specific concerns in Heidegger's textual content, and the relation among Being and Time and Heidegger's later concept. all the essays awarded during this quantity have been by no means ahead of on hand in an English-language anthology. of the essays have by no means earlier than been released in any language (Dreyfus and Guignon); 3 of the essays have by no means been released in English sooner than (Grondin, Kisiel, and ThomS), and of the essays offer previews of works in development through significant students (Dreyfus and Kisiel).

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Download Helen's Treasure: Odyssey of a Ladies' Man by Andrew J. Rodriguez PDF

By Andrew J. Rodriguez

A Royal Treasure . . . A Ghostly cut price . . . a captivating Alliance

Archaeologist Ashton Bryke finds a useful cache of historic golden jewellery. the invention may well safe him repute and fortune for life-but he's keen to bury it back ceaselessly . . .

. . . to spend one evening with the treasure's proprietor, the main attractive lady who ever lived: Helen, Princess of Troy.

Helen retains her aspect of the cut price and materializes in all her luscious glory in Ashton's resort room. however the wily princess has additionally made a discount with Zeus, and he or she has plans for the rich, good-looking archaeologist. For Ashton is an inveterate womanizer, and she or he has come to existence to reform Ashton's licentious way of life that allows you to expiate her three-thousand-year-old sin of adultery.

Why may Ashton Bryke face up to the advances of the world's most pretty lady? What strong internal strength may well compel this women' guy to include his lust regardless of overwhelming temptation? simply one other bargain-one with an otherworldly payoff for either Ashton and Helen. but when they prevail as a crew, what sort of gift will they count on subsequent? The solutions lie hidden in:


This light-hearted tale of wish and deliverance originates in Turkey and crosses the gleaming Aegean to Greece and again again-filled with romance, song, paintings, crusing, eating, and philosophical inquiries alongside the way.

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Download Frostbike: The Joy, Pain and Numbness of Winter Cycling by Tom Babin PDF

By Tom Babin

The bicycle is quick changing into a ubiquitous type of transportation in towns around the globe, making our city areas extra effective, extra livable and more healthy. yet lots of these bicycles disappear into basements and garages whilst the nice and cozy months finish, parked there by means of vendors petrified of the chilly, snow and ice that wintry weather brings. yet does it must be that way?

Canadian author and journalist Tom Babin all started wondering this dogma after being caught in wintry weather commuter site visitors one dreary and chilly December morning and dreaming concerning the happiness that bicycle commuting had introduced him all summer season lengthy. So he did whatever approximately it. He pulled on a few thermal lingerie, dragged his motorcycle down from the rafters of his storage and set out on a venture to respond to an easy yet beguiling query: is it attainable to fortunately experience a motorcycle in wintry weather? that question took him locations he by no means anticipated. Over years of trial and blunder, learn and greater than his proportion of snow and ice, he came across an unknown historical past of cycling for snow and ice, and a brand new new release designed to make driving in wintry weather secure and enjoyable. He unearthed the world’s so much bike-friendly iciness urban and a few new techniques to wintry weather biking from areas around the globe. He additionally regarded inward, to find how the fashionable global shapes our attitudes towards iciness. and maybe most significantly, he chanced on the original form of bliss which may in simple terms come via pedalling via softly falling snow on a quiet iciness night.

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Download L'homme idéal... ou presque (HarperCollins) (French Edition) by Kristan Higgins PDF

By Kristan Higgins

 Si je devais faire l. a. liste de tout ce qui me rend très heureuse dans l. a. vie, ce serait :

  • le Joe’s, le eating place plein de charme que je dirige – une véritable establishment pour les  1407 habitants de Gideon’s Cove
  • une famille (presque toujours) aimante, et surtout une sœur jumelle avec laquelle je partage une entente et une complicité à l’épreuve de tous les chocs de l’existence
  • un chien que j’adore
  • des employés fidèles et dévoués – quasiment une deuxième famille

Déjà pas mal, n’est-ce pas ?
Pourtant, si j’en avais le pouvoir, j’ajouterais volontiers une dernière petite selected à cette liste : un homme très amoureux de moi, que j’aimerais aussi à los angeles folie, et avec lequel je vivrais un bonheur conjugal à faire pâlir d’envie toute los angeles inhabitants féminine de Gideon’s Cove. Hélas, entre mon amour most unlikely et malencontreux pour le père Tim, le prêtre de l. a. paroisse, mes blind dates catastrophiques et ma liaison torride avec Malone, ténébreux et mutique pêcheur de homards, je doute de pouvoir un jour y parvenir.

A propos de l’auteur :
Depuis l. a. booklet de son most effective livre, Kristan Higgins a vu ses romans régulièrement classés sur les listes de best-sellers de USA Today et du New York Times. Auteur de comédies romantiques piquantes et pleines de charme, elle possède le don infrequent et exact de savoir faire rire autant que d’émouvoir.

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Download Training Wheels: How a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Road Trip by Valerie Worthington PDF

By Valerie Worthington

Valerie Worthington had all of the trappings of profitable life—a doctorate from a good tuition, a strong profession trajectory, a condominium in Chicago—but it felt hole. She was once hitting all of the correct notes but couldn’t get away the sinking feeling that whatever used to be, very, very fallacious. After her teacher passed on to the great beyond, she confronted the reality: the existence she had outfitted was once now not the existence intended for her. education Wheels follows Worthington’s not likely odyssey. After quitting her task and promoting her residence, she drives round the kingdom to chase the one ardour that ever fairly made experience to her: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. on the time of Worthington’s event, jiu-jitsu street journeys have been infrequent and feminine practitioners have been rarer nonetheless. As her tale unfolds, each new fitness center she steps into uncovers extra of her inner-self and divulges extra in regards to the jiu-jitsu group as a whole—the strong components in addition to the nefarious. Worthington’s story is either a narrative of self-discovery and a special perception into jiu-jitsu tradition. Her specific experience is enticing, inspiring, and unique, a must-read for an individual enthusiastic about dwelling lifestyles to the fullest and taking the line much less traveled.

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Download American Ju-Jutsu Gesamtausgabe: Eine umfassende Einführung by Stefan Wahle PDF

By Stefan Wahle

Die moderne Selbstverteidigungssportart Ju-Jutsu wurde in langjähriger Arbeit vom Deutschen Dan-Kollegium e.V. im Auftrage des Deutschen Judo-Bundes e.V. (DJB) entwickelt und entstand ursprünglich aus einer Zusammenstellung von effektiven Techniken aus den Traditionssportarten Judo, Karate, Aikido sowie dem alten Jiu-Jitsu und wurde von der deutschen Polizei als Ausbildungsbestandteil übernommen.

1989/90 kam es dann aber zum Bruch innerhalb des DJB und es spalteten sich different Ju-Jutsu-Verbände ab, die das approach unterschiedlich weiterentwickelten. 1993 gründete sich in Hamburg der gemeinnützige Sportverband "American Ju-Jutsu Landesverband Hamburg e.V.", in dem amerikanische Kampfkunst-/-sporteinflüsse zum Tragen kamen. Das lag unter anderem auch an der Mitgliedschaft in der in Amerika ansässigen "International Federation of Ju-Jutsuans".
Diese besonderen Ausprägungen gingen weg vom judolastigen game hin zum realistischen Straßenkampf ohne Schnörkel und Show-Techniken. Auch die polizeitypischen Abführtechniken sucht guy dort vergebens, da diese für den normalen Bürger uninteressant sind. guy trennte sich von unnötigen Ballast und vertrat das Moto, dem jede Selbstverteidigung folgen sollte: "Keep it simple!".

Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit über seven-hundred Fotos mit den im American Ju-Jutsu verwendeten Grundtechniken, mit Hebeltechniken für die Fortgeschrittenen und zeigt die praktische Anwendung der Grundtechniken in realistischen Kombinationen gegen einen umfangreichen Angriffskatalog. Zum Schluss wird noch auf das Spezialthema Frauenselbstverteidigung eingegangen. Sie erhalten somit einen umfassenden Einblick in das „American Ju-Jutsu“. Dies ist die günstige Paperback-Auflage 2015.

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Download Planning in Indigenous Australia: From Imperial Foundations by Sue Jackson,Libby Porter,Louise C. Johnson PDF

By Sue Jackson,Libby Porter,Louise C. Johnson

Planning in settler-colonial nations is often happening at the lands of Indigenous peoples. whereas Indigenous rights, identification and cultural values are more and more being discussed inside of making plans, its mainstream debts nearly forget about the colonial roots and legacies of the discipline’s assumptions, recommendations and techniques. This ground-breaking e-book exposes the imperial origins of the making plans canon, occupation and perform within the settler-colonial nation of Australia.

By documenting the function of making plans within the heritage of Australia’s relatives with Indigenous peoples, the ebook maps the long-lasting results of colonisation. It presents a brand new ancient account of colonial making plans practices and rewrites the city making plans histories of significant Australian towns. modern land rights, local name and cultural history frameworks are analysed in gentle in their severe value to making plans perform this present day, with precise case illustrations. In reframing Australian making plans from a postcolonial standpoint, the e-book shatters orthodox debts, revising the tale that making plans has informed itself for over a hundred years. New how you can imagine and guidance making plans in Indigenous Australia are advanced.

Planning in Indigenous Australia

makes an important contribution in the direction of the decolonisation of making plans. it's crucial interpreting for college students and lecturers in tertiary making plans programmes, in addition to these in geography, improvement reports, postcolonial reports, anthropology and environmental administration. it's also very important examining for pro planners within the public, deepest and neighborhood sectors.

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Download How to Study Public Life by Jan Gehl,Birgitte Svarre PDF

By Jan Gehl,Birgitte Svarre

How will we accommodate a starting to be city inhabitants in a fashion that's sustainable, equitable, and welcoming? this question is turning into more and more pressing to respond to as we are facing diminishing fossil-fuel assets and the results of a altering weather whereas international towns proceed to compete to be the main vivid facilities of tradition, wisdom, and finance.

Jan Gehl has been interpreting this query because the Sixties, while few city designers or planners have been brooding about designing towns for individuals. yet given the unpredictable, complicated and ephemeral nature of lifestyles in towns, how will we most sensible layout public infrastructure—vital to towns for purchasing from position to put, or staying in place—for human use? learning urban lifestyles and realizing the criteria that inspire or discourage use is the major to designing inviting public space.

In How to review Public Life Jan Gehl and Birgitte Svarre draw from their mixed adventure of over 50 years to supply a background of public-life examine in addition to tools and instruments essential to recapture urban lifestyles as an incredible making plans dimension.

This form of systematic learn begun in earnest within the Sixties, whilst numerous researchers and newshounds on diverse continents criticized city making plans for having forgotten lifestyles within the urban. urban lifestyles reviews supply wisdom approximately human habit within the outfitted atmosphere in an try to placed it on an equivalent footing with wisdom approximately city components comparable to constructions and delivery platforms. reports can be utilized as enter within the decision-making process,  as a part of total making plans, or in designing person tasks akin to streets, squares or parks. the unique aim remains to be the objective at the present time: to recapture urban lifestyles as a huge making plans measurement. a person drawn to enhancing urban existence will locate proposal, instruments, and examples during this beneficial guide.

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Download Integrated Land Use and Environmental Models: A Survey of by Subhrajit Guhathakurta PDF

By Subhrajit Guhathakurta

This quantity is the results of an invited symposium titled "Integrated Land-Use and Environmental versions: A Survey of present purposes and examine" that used to be held in October 2000 at Arizona nation collage. the assumption for the symposium arose from a trust held by way of many lecturers that we're on the watershed of a brand new iteration of types which are extra dynamic, extra pragmatic, extra interdiscipli­ nary, and extra amenable to collaborative determination making. numerous teachers and execs engaged in city examine had lengthy discovered that domain-specific wisdom was once insufficient for figuring out and handling city development. whereas interdisciplinary ways became severe in so much social examine, one common zone of data that sticks out as having the main wide-ranging effect on present city modeling efforts is the sphere produced from environmental sciences and ecology. The symposium provided a discussion board for teachers and pros engaged in city and ecological modeling to switch principles and reports, in particular in components that overlapped city and environmental concerns. The contri­ butions to this quantity spotlight the growth made within the quite a few efforts to construct built-in city and environmental versions. extra importantly, each one bankruptcy indicates how principles have subtle throughout disciplinary obstacles to create larger policy-relevant types. additionally, this publication outlines a few promising components of study which can make very important contributions to the sector of city and envi­ ronmental modeling. built-in considering city and environmental matters has been basic to the idea that of sustainability.

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Download Snarl: In Defense of Stalled Traffic and Faulty Networks by Ruth A. Miller PDF

By Ruth A. Miller

Ruth A. Miller excavates a centuries-old background of nonhuman and nonbiological constitutional engagement and descriptions a powerful mechanical democracy that demanding situations latest theories of liberal and human political participation. Drawing on an eclectic set of criminal, political, and automobile texts from France, Turkey, and the U.S., she proposes a thorough mechanical re-articulation of 3 of the main simple ideas of democracy: energy, mobility, and liberty.

Rather than protecting a grand idea of materialist or posthumanist politics, or addressing summary techniques or “things” writ huge, Miller invitations readers right into a self-contained background of constitutionalism positioned in a targeted dialogue of car traffic jam in Paris, Istanbul, and Boston. in the mechanical public sphere created by way of automobile area, Snarl unearths a version of democratic politics that transforms our so much primary assumptions in regards to the nature, and constitutional capability, of lifestyles, circulation, and freedom.

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